Israel Democracy Institute researchers propose alternative plan for haredi enlistment

22.07.2013                      15.Aw.5773                      Tu BeAw

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Israel Democracy Institute researchers propose alternative plan for haredi enlistment

Proposal calls for 4-year delay on enlistment, deferring draft obligations until the age of 22.

“The Peri Law is in fact a dead letter, a gun without bullets. Anyone who thinks logically knows that it won’t be possible to enforce”, says Attorney Haim Zicherman, co-author of a new proposal to promote haredi enlistment in the army and address perceived inadequacies in the proposed Equal Burden Law. The plan is a collaborative effort between Zicherman and Professor Yedidia Stern of the Israel Democracy Institute….